Others

Daiso

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST Even if you are new to living in Iwakuni, you probably heard about the Daiso within your first few days.  Ask someone where to find craft supplies, party favors, or household goods and chances are you’ll be told to check out the Daiso.  Even though you’ll get sick of hearing Read more…

Festivals and Events

Iwakuni Festival

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST The Iwakuni Festival (not to be confused with the Kintai-kyo Festival in April and the Nishiki River Water Festival in August), is held every year downtown Iwakuni during the third weekend in October. It is a great opportunity to mingle with local Iwakuni residents, try out Read more…

Food and Drink

Yakiniku Gyuta

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST After finding ourselves visiting our two favorite Yakiniku restaurants in Iwakuni (Janjaka and Kikutei) way too often, we knew it was time to branch out and try a different place.  On Highway 188, right across from Janjaka and next door to the Daiso store, is Yakiniku Gyuta.  Read more…